Grain Transportation: Canadian Pacific Renews Acquisition Proposal for Kansas City Southern – DTN Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
After getting burned by regulators, Kansas City Southern (KCS) railroad shifted tracks yet again over the weekend, going back to the proposed merger with Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and offering […]

Grain Transportation: Canadian National Railway Enters Bid for Kansas City Southern – DTN Apr 26, 2021

🕔Apr 26, 2021
On April 20, Canadian National Railway (CN) said in a press release it has “made a superior proposal to combine with Kansas City Southern (KCS) in a cash-and-stock transaction valued […]

Grain Transportation: Canadian Pacific Moved Record Shipments in 2020 – DTN Jan 6, 2021

🕔Jan 6, 2021
Canadian Pacific moved more grain and grain products in 2020 than it ever has in any prior calendar year in its history, the railroad announced Monday. Some of that increase […]

Rail Shipping: Complaints of Deteriorating Service in U.S. and Canada – DTN Apr 11, 2018

🕔Apr 11, 2018
The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), with assistance from the North American Millers Association (NAMA), alerted the Surface Transportation Board (STB) on March 10 of major concerns it had […]

Rail Shipping: Complaints Multiply About CSX Service – DTN Aug 30, 2017

🕔Aug 30, 2017
After receiving complaints from shippers about CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSX), the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) wrote a letter July 27 to CSX President and CEO Hunter Harrison stating its […]

Ag Group Hands Out Annual Rail Shippers Report Card – DTN Aug 8, 2017

🕔Aug 8, 2017
Of the nation’s seven largest freight railroads, Union Pacific was ranked highest by ag shippers for its performance for 2016 while Canadian Pacific was ranked lowest in the Soy Transportation […]

Moving Grain: Union Pacific to Invest $57M in Nebraska Rail Infrastructure Apr 27, 2017

🕔Apr 27, 2017
Union Pacific Plans to Invest $57 Million in its Nebraska Rail Infrastructure In an April 24 news release, the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) noted its plans to spend $57 million […]

U.S. Energy: Rail Oil Shipments Continue, Volumes Lower Mar 2, 2016

🕔Mar 2, 2016
The movement of crude by rail (CBR) within the United States, including intra-Petroleum Administration for Defense Districts (PADD) movements, reached 928,000 barrels per day (b/d) in October 2014, with most […]

Moving Grain: River Conditions Continue to Hamper Navigation Feb 5, 2016

🕔Feb 5, 2016
Winter River Conditions Continue to Hamper Navigation On February 2, the Coast Guard reported a 35-barge tow had become grounded on the Mississippi River, near Caruthersville, MO. The grounding was […]

Moving Grain: Some Improvement in River Conditions Jan 15, 2016

🕔Jan 15, 2016
Some Improvement in River Conditions Weather in the nation’s mid-section continues to remain relatively dry, which has allowed the river levels on the upper Mississippi River and its tributaries to […]

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